Academic Job Opportunities

Postdoctoral Scholars

Tyler McCormick and colleagues are seeking three or more Postdoctoral Scholars (12-month service period) to collaborate in research and join an interdisciplinary team working on methodology, data collection, and analysis directed by scientific questions in the social and health sciences.

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Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary

Applications are invited for a Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary position in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington.

This appointment is for a part-time temporary position, with either a quarterly (September 16 - December 15 for Autumn quarter, December 16 - March 15 for Winter quarter, or March 16 - June 15 for Spring quarter) or a 9-month (September 16 - June 15) service period, depending on departmental needs.  

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Statistics Graders and Tutors

Applications are invited for Graders and Tutors in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington.

These are hourly appointments open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Appointments are made on a quarterly basis. Current pay rates can be found here.

Graders provide diverse services as course assistants. Duties typically include grading student papers and examinations, consultation with instructors and other duties as assigned.

Tutors provide support and guidance to further undergraduate Statistical education in all introductory Statistics courses. For more information on this program, please visit this page.

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Research Papers

Michael Pearce, Elena A. Erosheva
Published 6/24/2022
The Mallows-Binomial distribution is the first joint statistical model for rankings and ratings (Pearce and Erosheva, 2022). Because frequentist estimation of the model parameters and their uncertainty is challenging, it is natural to consider the nonparametric bootstrap. However, it is not clear that the nonparametric bootstrap is asymptotically valid in this…
Zhexiao Lin, Fang Han
Published 4/17/2022
Establishing the limiting distribution of Chatterjee's rank correlation for a general, possibly non-independent, pair of random variables has been eagerly awaited to many. This paper shows that (a) Chatterjee's rank correlation is asymptotically normal as long as one variable is not a measurable function of the other, and (b) the corresponding asymptotic variance is uniformly…
Rahul Biswas, Eli Shlizerman
Published 4/10/2022
The representation of the flow of information between neurons in the brain based on their activity is termed the causal functional connectome. Such representation incorporates the dynamic nature of neuronal activity and causal interactions between them. In contrast to connectome, the causal functional connectome is not directly observed and needs to be inferred from…

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